White Paper

Front Doors & Firewalls: Combating Low-Tech and High-Tech Security Threats

By Dennis Chaptman

posted 06.14.2016 (ceo)

To truly improve security, credit unions must address threats that run the gamut, according to this feature article from Credit Union Magazine.

Credit unions have much more at stake than money. The integrity of members’ personal information and credit unions’ reputation as trusted financial partners are also on the line.

Some of the security recommendations for credit unions in the article include:

  • For an enterprise-wide risk assessment, think in broader terms than the more narrowly defined compliance risk assessment.
  • If you’re outsourcing security functions, find a business partner that emphasizes collaboration and will help you develop an overall game plan.
  • Make sure your IT budget is adequate to safeguard your assets, reputation, and members’ personal data. Also, provide senior leaders support in promoting a culture of security and risk management.
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